FLW announced the 2016 Rayovac FLW Series schedule, which will consist of three events in each of the five divisions – Central, Northern, Southeastern, Southwestern and Western – along with the no-entry-fee Rayovac FLW Series Championship to be held on Table Rock Lake in Kimberling City, Missouri.
The Texas division has been renamed the Southwestern division and will feature stops at Grand Lake and Fort Gibson Lake in Oklahoma.
The top 40 pros and co-anglers in the final point standings in each division after three qualifying tournaments will advance to the 2016 Rayovac FLW Series Championship, provided they fished all three qualifiers in a division.
The highest finishing pro from each of the five Rayovac FLW Series divisions based on final results at the 2016 Rayovac FLW Series Championship qualify for the Forrest Wood Cup along with the highest finishing pro from the championship’s new international division and the top five overall finishers who have not already qualified as their division representative for a total of 11 Rayovac FLW Series pros advancing to the 2017 Forrest Wood Cup and a shot at winning the biggest payday in professional bass fishing.
Complete rules and entry dates will be announced soon.
2016 Rayovac FLW Series Season Schedule:
March 31-April 2 Lake Dardanelle Russellville, Ark.
April 28-30 Kentucky Lake Paris, Tenn.
Sept. 29-Oct. 1 Lake of the Ozarks Osage Beach, Mo.
June 16-18 Potomac River Marbury, Md.
July 21-23 1000 Islands Clayton, N.Y.
Aug. 18-20 Oneida Lake Syracuse, N.Y.
Jan. 14-16 Lake Okeechobee Okeechobee, Fla.
March 10-12 Lake Santee Cooper Manning, S.C.
May 12-14 Wheeler Lake Florence, Ala.
Feb. 25-27 Sam Rayburn Reservoir Jasper, Texas
April 7-9 Grand Lake Grove, Okla.
Oct. 6-8 Fort Gibson Lake Wagoner, Okla.
Feb. 18-20 Lake Shasta Redding, Calif.
April 21-23 Clear Lake Lakeport, Calif.
May 19-21 California Delta Bethel Island, Calif.
Rayovac FLW Series Championship
Nov. 3-5 Table Rock Lake Kimberling City, Mo.
The full schedule and expected patterns/details for each fishery can be found at FLWFishing.com.